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>> we're live in oakland where police are investigating an early morning shooting. one man was killed and three others rushed to the hospital. we'll tell you what happened and have the latest on their condition. >> there's a fire that could be seen for miles away. we'll show you the construction site that went up in flames overnight and the damage left behind. >> today, hot, dry and high fire dangers coming up. >> good morning.
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welcome to mornings on 2. i'm john sasaki in for mike mibach. >> it's going to be a hot day. let's check in for your forecast. we're looking at triple digits. >> some areas going to reach 100 degrees, even slightly above. the hottest day so far this year for many of us. we do have high fire danger out there for lake county, including napa and sonoma. for lake county it will last all day. the winds are gusting to 40 miles per hour. at the peaks this morning, and the humidity is low. at this hour our numbers are 5 to 10 degrees warmer than where we sat yesterday at this time. we'll take a look at your current conditions coming up. >> we begin this morning with a quadruple shooting in oakland. a few hours ago, someone opened fire. all the victims may have come from the same family.
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>> that's true, family and friends have been gathering out here all morning while police try to figure out what happened. you can see they're conducting interviews as we speak out here. the street is closed off on 28th avenue while police wait for the coroner to arrive. the men were drinking and hanging out when someone opened fire. three of the victims were transferred to highland hospital. one man died on scene. it happened before 4 a.m. on 28th and east 18th street. someone drove up and another person got out of the car, walked up, and started shooting. she tells us her 4 family members are not involved in any criminal activity. >> i'm positive it's not gang members. >> oakland police tells us two of the victims are in stable condition this morning. one
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victim is undergoing emergency surgery. the sergeant says it's too early to point to a motive. he says investigators will be out here most of the day. >> for the second time in three days, a big building under construction in the bay area has gone up in flames. alllie rasmus joins us live from san francisco to show us this project was a complete loss. >> that's right, john. the building that burn ed was part of a san francisco housing project under construction. it was four stories high before this early morning fire. now you can see the back of the building is burnt down completely to the foundation, and the scaffolding is the only thing still standing. the fire started at 4:00 this morning. no one was actually living in this building. no one is displaced. investigators are trying to figure out how this fire started and they needed some help from the city's water department in getting the resources to put this fire out. because this is
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a newer construction site, it doesn't have a lot of its own fire hydrants. the water department had to turn off some of the valves in area and help the firefighters get enough water to put the fire out. residents were the first to call 911 when they saw the smoke and flames. >> i could see it in the sky, called 911 right away. i knew it was a construction site. those go really well. once they ges going they take off. it's all wood framing at this point. >> this is the glow in the sky residents reported seeing. the flames were visible from across the city at 4:00 this morning. this is a view from one of our highway cameras on 101. back out here live, the fire chief says firefighters will remain out here to keep an eye on hot spots. i asked him about the increase for fire danger because of the warm weather today. he said because the fire site is so close to the bay, there's still a lot of moisture in the air at
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this part of the city so they're not too worried about the fire flaring up but they'll keep an eye on it anyway. >> this fire broke out at the north park apartments at cadillac way in burlingame. the first call came after 11:00 last night. they asked for additional crews. the fire started on the top floor and gutted two apartments. 25 other units sustained water or smoke damage. no one was injured. 50 people have been displaced. >> if f -- firefighters are still watching the area closely. it started in a dry grass area yesterday afternoon around 3:00 between 680 in alameda county. here's the view from news chopper 2. crews from cal fire surround the 300-acre fire. a truck hit a phone line and they believe that caused nearby power
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lines to ignite the dry grass. people at a nearby tree nursery say they watched it happen. >> it went off just like that. everything went dead in the office. >> it's going to be warm over the weekend. still going to be dry. we're expecting windy conditions. very important to be careful with fire. >> crews have stayed out all night as a precaution. no homes were threatened. >> one of the san francisco firefighters killed in a house fire last year will be honored today. vince perez. the school is hold ing an event today to raise money for a scholarship made in perez's name. donations can be made to the firefighter's union local 798. >> oakland's lake view elementary school is one of five oakland schools being closed because of budget cuts. the 300 students will be sent to other
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campuses next year. most of the 14 teachers are also being sent elsewhere. some are choosing to retire early. >> i was really disillusioned with the district and all that's gone on this year. we've fought very hard to keep the schools open to no avail. >> yesterday around noon, parents had a rally in support of lake view, then the demonstration quickly became a sit-in. they set up tents and camping equipment. they say they're prepared to stay on the site indefinitely. there's also a protest today to mark the completion of a controversial project at a vallejo park. it's being staged by the same activists who camped out at the glen cove water park last year. they're protesting the project because there's an ancient burial ground. protesters are upset about trees that were taken out. >> new this morning, the president is urging congress to
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end the gridlock in washington. >> i'm ready to work with anyone, republican, democrat, or independent, who is serious about moving this country forward. and i hope members of congress will join me. >> in his weekly address, president obama said congress must pass his entire jobs bill. it says it will create more than 1 million additional jobs, small business tax cuts, and grants to police officers and firefighters. he says it's a make or break moment for the middle class. >> time now is 7:08. we keep talking about the warm temperatures. i look at all the red and think it's great, a day to be in the pool or stay in the shade. >> it's going to be a scorcher out there in many cases. we're looking at hot weather, a few days out from summer and it's going to feel a lot like summer. do you notice the haze, the smoggy look? it's a spare the
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air day. so that to be aware of with the poor air quality over santa clara valley as well as inner east bay. today going to be the warmest. we're going to cool down as early as tomorrow. some cooling i should say. still quite hot in some areas. near 100 degrees in some spots. high fire danger. we touched on that at the top of the hour. a red flag warning in place till about 9:00 this morning for the north bay hills for dry gusty conditions and napa and sonoma, that lasting all day. 59 degrees in napa. 67 in fairfield. low 60s in concord. if you can't stand the heat, right now may be the best part of the day for you. 54 in san francisco. 63 in mountain view. a look at the satellite radar. we'll have a cyst --system kind of just brush to the north of us. we're expecting a southerly
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surge with low pressure over southern california. that will bring back the sea breeze as well as a little bit of fog to the coastline. so a gradual cooling expected. the inland will feel it eventually. for today, the afternoon highs going to be quite hot. 95 for nevada today. 99 in sonoma. 100 for clear lake . 96 expected santa rosa. closer to the water, 80s for the east bay right around oakland. upper 80s in the valley and widespread triple digit heat, walnut creek, livermore. 102 in antioch for the afternoon. san jose valley, toasty for you as well. 100 degrees morgan hill this afternoon. a nice day in santa cruz, 81 degrees expected along the coast. 91 for redwood city. 80 degrees in the city. mid to upper 70s . daily city, half
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moon bay, pacifica going to be a nice day at the beach. extended forecast shows you we drop off some on sunday. still going to be a hot one inland but a little bit more bearable. we continue to fall off monday, tuesday, wednesday and getting a little more comfortable. back in to the 60s for our coastline. i'll have your lunchtime numbers for you coming up. >> the heat wave does have us under a red flag warning. places like santa rosa, livermore, santa fe will see temperatures in the triple digits. most people will be fine if they avoid the peak of the day's heat and stay hydrated. the heat is also prompting a spare the air day. the bay area air management district says the air will be unhealthy because of ground level ozone pollution. you're asking to drive less and use less power in your home.
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it could hurt young children, seniors, and people with respiratory and heart conditions. >> an ambitious space project. why the rocket launch in china overnight is one for the history books. >> protesting at president obama's campaign office. why students say his new immigration policy doesn't do enough. >> here's a live look at the east shore free way. the water looking very nice today. it's a beautiful morning as it warms up very much throughout the bay area.
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>> a live look at the blue skies over lafayette this morning. 59 degrees. a big warmup in store for your area today. >> china's first female astronaut is now in space.
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blast-off was just after 3:30 this morning pacific time. beigeegejing hopes to build a permanent space station. >> new video taken overnight of a group of protesters outside president obama's campaign office in oakland. that group demanded that the president expand an executive order and stop deportations of illegal immigrations. some protesters say they're undocumented students who have lived in u.s. since they were children. their sit-in began on thursday. they left early this morning. it was part of a nationwide effort to disrupt campaign offices. the executive order will benefit nearly 1 million undocumented students. >> this is a measure that lets
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us focus our resources wisely while giving a degree of relief and hope to talented, driven, patriotic young people. >> effective immediately, they can request a work permit to stay in the country. however, they must have come to the u.s. before they turned 16, be younger than 30, have been here at least five years, and have no criminal records and have graduated from high school or served in the military. republicans call this a shameless ploy to win re-election. >> all of us know how important the hispanic vote is. i think this is a disingenuous way to capture that vote. >> the executive order does not need congressional approval and does not grant permanent legal status. >> mitt romney says if he's elected he'll pursue a long-term solution to the immigration issue. he's through the key battleground state of pennsylvania today. he's
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targeting small conservative cities and towns in that state. >> the man who kidnapped a bus-load of california school children will soon walk free. the department of corrections will release richard schoenfeld. he's spent 25 years in prison for kidnapping children. the bus driver and some of the older children were able to stack mattresses and pry open a hatch and eventually all the children did get out safely. an elementary school janitor has been sentenced in the killing of the school's principal. 45-year-old john lubbers received life. police say he went home, returned with
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a gun, and shot lacara who died later at the hospital. >> 62-year-old linda died at the hospital after having the illness. a memorial service for snyder is scheduled for june 30th. hospital officials say jane doe is an older woman who is in critical condition after being hit by a car. >> we're doing everything we can to save her life, but we don't know what she would want. we would hope a family member could help and guide us that way. >> the woman was struck while crossing vallejo street. jane doe is believe d to be in her 70s or 80s with gray hair and brown
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eyes. >> judge paul seeman was arraigned yesterday on 12 felony charges. he's accused of stealing from his neighbor after obtaining power of attorney. facebook is blaming nasdaq for its disastrous initial public offering. technical glitches delayed trading. investors have filed more than 40 lawsuits since. the social network says the glitches contributed to the sharp drop in stock price. the ipo says they did nothing illegal. >> a last night nik wallenda walked 1800 feet from u.s. to canada. he said this was at the assistance of his sponsors because so many people were watching. wallenda says the wind and mist from the falls
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were the biggest challenges. he said it took a lot of concentration, training, and prayers. -- the wind speed, temperature, and other variables. wallenda's father communicated any critical information to us throughout the walk. >> a controversial new bridge will be built between canada and the u.s. it's going to stretch from detroit to windsor, canada and it's the busiest border crossing in north america. more than $350 million of goods travel through every day. most drivers use the ambassador bridge, a privately owned span built in 1929. the new bridge should be finished in five years. >> until about eight months ago, he never considered himself
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a cyclist, but this morning we'll tell you why a man is going to take on what's called the world's toughest bike race. >> the daytime highs will soar near the century mark for some of us. ing ? wherever the wind takes me. this is so off course.
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>> hurricane carlotta has been downgraded to a tropical storm. people near the coast bordered up their windows and piled up sand bags. the storm did trigger mud slides and prompted dozens of evacuations. a 3-hour hail storm could cost insurance companies $2 million. hail slammed thousands of vehicles wednesday. people driving on freeways stopped under overpasses to avoid the hail. that held up traffic so
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everyone behind them became sitting ducks for all the hail. half of all vehicles coming in for a claim are complete losses. >> don't want any weather like that around here. we've got quite the opposite. it's going to be kind of warm today. >> sizzling hot. this morning our number s are up by 5 to 10 degrees, even 12 in some areas. you may notice that getting outside. if you're just joining us this morning, a red flag warning for the north bay hills lasting until 9:00. mid 50s to 60s. if you're out for a morning run, already going to be heating up. that record warmup continuing in to the noon time. 80 degrees around the bay. 80s to 90s if you're inland. we have a spare the air day with a poor air quality around the inner east bay. for the afternoon, hot and dry. 100 degrees expected for concord today. 100 livermore.
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102 for antioch. if you want to escape the heat, head to the coast to pacifica today. 95, san jose. 100 for morgan hill . there's your extended forecast. really going to heat it up today and then a bit of relief comes tomorrow. bigger relief monday, tuesday, and wednesday. >> this morning a 73-year-old man from marin county is starting what's considered the toughest bike race in america. he started training about 8 months ago. jim is taking on a race across america with three other teammates. this is video from a company that's watched him train for the 3,000-mile race. it's 30% longer than the tour de france and finished in half the time. it starts in oceanside. each member off the 4-person team will ride for 5 hours each, 24 hours a day until they finish the marathon. he's only started training in october. >> i'm sure i'm not the oldest but i'd venture to say i'm the
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oldest with no experience. i would say everyone who participates in endurance sports starts at a much lower level than taking on the most difficult. it would be like never being in a race and entering iron man in hawaii. >> he says she's raising aware awareness for the need of safe drinking water for all around the planet. >> time now is 7:26. new information about the norovirus outbreak at a northern california pizza kitchen. >> we're live in oakland where an argument ended with four people shot on the sidewalk. we'll have the latest on the investigation and the conditions of the victims. our cloud is not soft and fluffy.
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>> one person is dead, three are injured in an early morning shooting in oakland. this morning police are searching for the shooter. welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm claudine wong. >> i'm john sasaki. it happened around 4 :00 this morning. police are still trying to figure out what happened and who was responsible. lorraine joins us live from the scene with what we
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know so far. >> john, police have 28th avenue blocked off right now while they conduct interviews and they try to figure out what happened. you can see the coroner is on scene right now. we talked with family members out here. they tell us it's tough. one of their loved ones is dead and three other relatives are in the hospital. those three men were transferred to the highland hospital. the shooting happened just before 4 a.m. near 28th avenue and east 16th street. the men were drinking and hanging out when someone opened fire. a family member says someone drove up and another person got out of the car, walked up, and started shooting. she tells us her family was not involved in any gangs. she thinks a verbal fight led to the violence. >> i think they were asking for something, or i don't know. >> police tell us two of the victims are in stable condition. one victim is undergoing
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emergency surgery. the sergeant says it's too early to point to a motive. he says the investigators will be out here for much of the day. >> a san francisco housing project construction site burned to the ground early this morning and the flames could be seen across the city. allie rasmus joins us live from hunter's point to show us what happened. >> in the last 15 points or so we've seen construction workers show up at the site to assess the damage. you can see them wearing their orange vests off in the distance there. the building that burnt down was one of two buildings under construction for a housing project here in san francisco. the building we're talking about is just to our left. you can see the wood game is still standing in the front of the building. in the back it's burnt down to the foundation. all that's left in the back is the scaffolding there. the fire started at 4:00 this morning. no one was hurt and no one was living in the building. investigators are trying to find
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out how the fire started and the for firefighters out here, they did need help to get water to the site. the city's water department had to help the fire department get water to put out this fire. >> that size of the fire requires a large volume of water. it's a difficult challenge. we had to have the fire department come out and give us a hand. >> the fire could be seen from miles away. this was the view from one of our highway cameras on 101. there were residents in the area who called to report the smoke and flames and described it as a glow in the sky. the battalion chief says the fire department will be out here to keep an eye on any hot spots. i asked them if the warm weather today was a factor and increasing the fact that those hot spots could flare up again. he said because this construction site is so close to the bay and there's a lot of moisture in the air, they're not too worried about the fire flaring back up again but
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they'll keep an eye on it throughout the day. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> marijuana, guns , and cash. those were some of the items seized during an oakland raid yesterday. a gps device from a stolen item led them there. one person was arrested. police are still investigating and looking for more suspects. >> the california pizza kitchen in walnut creek could reopen tonight after a recent outbreak of the noro virus. 20 people contracted the virus after a graduation party on june 7th. one of the employees making salads that day was sick and spread it to customers and workers. >> there was a lack of personal hygiene from one of the workers, not any handwashing. there is a recommendation you have bleach to clean with the rags and they had none of that. >> every service will be sanitized and steam cleaned. the employees are being
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retrained on how to properly handle food. there will be more surprise health inspections at that location. >> about this time yesterday, a tank ruptured at the conoco phillips refinery. they were spraying water on the tank to stop the flow of hydrogen sulfide gas in to the air. it is not harmful in small doses but let's off a rotten egg smell which can cause nausea and headaches. >> it goes off right away. >> people with respiratory problems are advised to stay indoors. a company says it regrets any problems the leak may have caused in the area. >> the $92 billion spending plan is still a work in progress. the legislature quickly passed several bills to
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beat a deadline last night, but there is no agreement with the governor. >> this plan is yet another smoke in mirrors, imbalanced fraud. >> we're going to ask the controller and the treasurer also of california to take a look at the budgets at any time before the governor would get ahold of it for signature and see if it's truly balanced. >> there's clearly some uncertainty with the budget proposal. here's a quick look at the budget. includes cuts to courts and various state departments. the budget relies on the new revenue from greenhouse charges from businesses, state funds, and a money from settlements with bank for past mortgage abuses. republicans and democrats could not agree on the welfare to work program. >> two men who survived the sinking of a fishing boat are remembering their friends they lost a year ago. gary hanson
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and jerry garcia were on a 115-foot vessel in the sea of cortez. during a storm, the ship sank and 7 men remain missing. they spent 16 hours trying to swim to shore. >> just a regular fisherman came over and picked me up. they were down here in this area. they came over and they picked me up. i can't believe to tell you how happy i was to see this boat come. >> this week they learned a deep sea diver had found the wreckage of the ship. they believe the members of the ship were inside. the body of a 17-year-old boy has been recovered from clear lake. on thursday the boy was swimming with friends when they say he suddenly disappeared. his body was found yesterday by the clear lake dive team. friends say he suffered from epilepsy.
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>> time now, 7:36. rosemary, going to be warm today? >> going to be very warm, hot, in fact. numbers reaching in to the 100-degree mark or so. we'll see temperatures continue to soar in to the afternoon. we'll be well above average, from 10 to 15 degrees. we're very hot and dry, and that's led to the high fire danger. the winds have let up. there's a red flag warning that will expire at 9:00 this morning. lake county, it will last the entire day. nose gusts reaching about 40 miles per hour and the relative humidity kind of low for the overnight hours. normally it's the overnight hours where we feel the relative humidity actually recover. not seeing that in the overnight hours and in to this morning. we're going to be quite warm along the coast. hot inland today, perhaps the hottest day of the entire season thus far. a few days until we get to the actual summer. satellite radar here. we have a ridge of high
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pressure over the pacific. kind of low here. can't really detect it on the satellite radar but it's there. it's going to bring a push tonight and tomorrow. today going to be the warmest day, and we'll continue a cooling trend as we get back to work on monday. current temperatures right now, already mild to warm. 67 degrees in fairfield, 61 in concord, mid 60s in livermore, 62 in heyward. temperatures in the 50s. 54 san francisco, low 60s down in to the santa clara valley. san jose looking at 62 outside. it's a spare the air day for the afternoon. giving you a look at the afternoon highs, quite toasty. 96 for santa rosa today. mid 90s nevada. low 90s san ru -- rafael. 100 expected in plez --pleasanton. 96
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expected in saratoga. going to be a great day in santa cruz if you want to head to the beach. midupper 70s in pacifica. perhaps a nice day to head to the coast with good air quality there as well. your extended forecast. hello, there's the heat. we'll begin to cool down tomorrow. still quite hot for the inland spots. the cooler trend continuing monday, tuesday, and wednesday. for the u.s. open today, i will have the forecast coming up. >> the first golfers at the u.s. open are set to tee off in an hour and a half. tiger woods is tied for the lead at the olympic club in san francisco. he's 1 under par with furyk and toms. the rest of the field is over par. start times today, the first golfers will be out at
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9:15. fan favorite, phil mickelson tees off 10:55. >> san francisco tradition continues this weekend with the annual beach festival. there will be italian painting, arts and crafts and of course food. it's happening on grand street. it's free and open to the public. the oakland police department is looking for whoever stole a fixture at fairyland. all that's there now is the lonely swan. the staff is hoping to find the thief and tell us they really want the statue back. >> an arizona man needs a life saving surgery but has no way to pay for it. what his daughter's doing to raise money and how the community is responding. >> traffic moving along just
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>> good morning to you. a live look at concord. mostly clear skies. calm. 61 degrees outside your door. >> fire believe d to have started inside a restaurant destroyed 6 businesses and a large commercial building in napa. news chopper 2 shows you the pictures. not much left of the strip mall at pueblo avenue.
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firefighters noticed smoke at garcia's restaurant early yesterday morning then saw smoke in the kitchen. building inspectors say the shopping center is likely a total loss. the colorado fires have destroyed at least 112 homes. it covers 84 square miles. one person was killed when a cabin burned. 3,000 people were evacuated. the fire is about 20% contained. firefighters don't expect to reach 100% containment for weeks. >> on june 3rd, 73-year-old charles wescott crashed on the runway after taking off. investigators say he likely suffered a heart attack. >> egyptians are choosing a
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president. a lot of people not to vote. they say there is no winner between a member of mubarak's former cabinet and a man who might push his religion in to government. the results from the election are expected in a week. they will be holding a press conference, vigil, and rally at noon. they're demanding nancy pelosi and president obama and all military aid to the country. the man chosen to be saudi arabia's next king as died. he's died this morning and will be buried this morning. he died in geneva. >> jerry sandusky has had a major ruling in his trial.
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defense attorney explains why sandusky wrote sexually-themed letters to his accusers. he insists the letters do not necessarily mean he molested the boys, but rather the note satisfied his needs caused by a personality disorder. prosecution is expected to wrap up its case on monday. for the first time, the pentagon is recognizing june as gay pride month. leon panetta released a video message thanking gay men and women in the military for their service. the don't ask, don't tell policy forced thousands of members out of the military. >> the successful repeal of don't ask, don't tell, proved to the nation that just like the country we defend, we share different backgrounds, different values, different believes. >> the pentagon also announced it will hold its first gay pride event on june 26th.
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>> supreme court justice in one of the court's most anticipated rulings ever. >> born when i was to be a lawyer, when the woman's movement came alive in the late 60s and early 70s. >> a legal conference last night in washington about president obama's affordable care act. justice ginsburg says there are too many unsubstantiated stories about the decision expected to come in the next two weeks. she hinted the court is deliberating on whether to strike down part or all of the law. other issues include arizona's immigration crackdown, television broadcast indecency and enforcement, i high military honors. >> one woman is trying to save her father's life.
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nicky stringam's father had his second heart attack and needs $46,000 for surgery. she's held a yard sale and many have been donated by strangers. >> they've never met my father before and it's amazing there are genuine nice people out there. >> she says this is just one event she's holding to help save her father. she says her father has three children, one grandchild, and so much to live for. >> japan plans to fire up its nuclear reactors for the first time since last week's earthquake and tsunami. a power company in western japan will soon restart two reactors and the process could take several weeks. people in japan are weary of restarting them because of the crisis at fukushima. the tsunami may have helped push a fishing boat to washington state. three pieces
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of a 20-foot boat with japanese writing washed ashore yesterday. authorities are trying to figure out where it came from. the boat is being tested for radiation and invasive species. two weeks ago, a japanese dock ended up on on oregon beach. >> they're building a community of floating homes. the houses are docked but buoyant. they're plugged in to the electric grid and receive water and sewage service. >> from construction standpoint, you have to think of your foundation being this floating element you've created that's on the water and build up from there. >> there are a few floating communities in the u.s. with one in seattle probably most well known. last month a home sold
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for $2.8 million. >> the -- a bill that would give more leniency to drunk drivers. one was charged with drunk driving after an arrest last month. the bill would allow people with dui convictions to take classes instead of jail time. one of the most congested places is now getting relief. they celebrated the improvement of the 101 project with a ribbon cutting ceremony. there will be new bicycle lanes and wider sidewalks. >> auditions for x factor are being held in here oakland.
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simon cowell, dem ae -- -demi lovato and britney spears will be here to listen until monday. >> why a fan was tackled by security. >> many of us will be bracing for quite a heat-up. what you can expect for your area.
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>> it's not exactly a match made in heaven. marijuana activists and teenage girls sharing the same area. hemp con2012. about 250 feet away, girls will be competing in the under-17 northern california volleyball association tournament. >> they will not be smoking in front of the girls. there's one small regulated restricted area outside that's paroled also.
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>> still, the girls' parents say they can't believe their kids will be near so much marijuana. their last convention coincided with fur-con, a convention for people known as furries who dress up in animal costumes. >> buster posey hit a solo home run in the upper deck in the 2nd inning to give the giants a lead. melky cabrera went deep to put a man on base. they beat the mariners 4-2. it was a strange moment in the top of the 9th. a foul ball down the right field line, there goes a fan jumping out on to the field to get to the ball. there goes security tackling him and they escorted him out of the game. we think that was it for him. >> not worth it.
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the oakland as are enjoying a recent outburst and 4-dame -- 4-game winning streak. jamal weeks was able to just beat the relay home. still 1st inning, moscow deep to right. 2 more runs. that was his fourth straight game with a home run. the as would beat the padres 10-2. manny ramirez asked the team to release him. he had been eligible to return to the big leagues after his suspension for using performance enhancing drugs. fox sports reports ramirez asked for his release after the as said they weren't sure they could promote him in the immediate future. >> after 35 years, laquesta has
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signed off the air for the last time. he's covered everything from the earthquakes to historic elections. he says it's important to remember the audience. >> you're not just talking to a camera. there are people behind there watching, and you affect their lives. >> last night was l arkscuest'a lacuesta's final night. you'll find video of him being honored this week. >> very nice day around the water. kind of inland going to be very hot though. >> it was warm yesterday. it's going to be anywhere from 5 to 15 degrees hotter today. so you're going to feel that. take a look at what we got on friday and what we're going to get today. 91 in santa rosa yesterday. 96 expected for the
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afternoon today. 10 degrees warmer in san francisco. 8 degrees warmer and yes, that was correct, 100 degrees expected this afternoon for livermore. if you're going to the u.s. open it's going to be a nice day. mostly sunny skies. mid 70s for the afternoon with a sea breeze expected by the second half of the day. there's your extended forecast. if you do not like the heat it shouldn't last too long. it will be with us through the weekend. we'll get a bit of relief on sunday then we begin to cool it down more so monday, tuesday, wednesday, back in to the 60s for the coast by tomorrow. a little bit cooler by monday. back to you. >> an apartment complex goes up in flames overnight. the damaging fires left as many as 50 people without a home. >> parents and students waking up in an elementary school. the message they're trying to send.
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>> the flames were visible across the whole city. a san francisco building goes up in flames overnight. the extensive damage it left behind. >> a violent night in oakland as four members of the same family are shot overnight. >> another round of hot, dry weather. the forecast for today and high fire dangers to talk about coming up.
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>> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, june 16th . i'm john sasaki in for mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. it's going to be hot, hot, hot today. rosemary watching this heat wave. i can see you talk about red flag warning today too. >> in addition to being well above normal, we've got dry gusty conditions out there over the hills this morning. red flag for the north bay hills lasting until 9:00. we're going to hold on for the next hour or two. humidity levels are low this morning. talk more about this, we have spare the air to talk about and we'll take a look at the numbers coming up. >> oakland police tell us they'll spend the night at the scene of a quadruple shooting. it happened at 4:00 this morning at east 18th street. all four
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victims were men. one died. two are in stable condition and one in emergency surgery. the victims all belong to one family. >> i'm possible they're not gang members because they're really old. i'm pretty sure they're not gang members. >> the relative believes some type of argument led to the shooting. >> a large fire destroyed a housing project under construction. the fire broke out at about 4:00 in hunter's point in san francisco. the only thing still standing is the scaffolding. all the metal frames provided plenty of fuel. >> once they get going, they take off because there's nothing to stop them. it's all wood framing at this point. >> this is the second time in three days a big building under construction has burned down in
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the area. the last one in oakland on thursday damaged the electrical system leading to a half-day shutdown of the transit. >> a fire broke out at the north park apartments at caroline avenue. firefighters asked for additional crews. the fire started on the top floor and gutted two apartments. no one was injured. as many as 50 people have been displaced. >> a wild fire is fully contained this morning. firefighters scrambled to contain the fire in alameda county. there's a view from news chopper 2 of the area. cal fire surrounded the fire. a truck hit a phone line and that might have caused power lines to spark and ignite the dry
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grasses. witnesses at a tree nursery think the power lines might have caused it. >> the power went off. then we saw the grass. >> going to be warm, dry, we're expecting windy conditions. very important to be careful with fire. >> crews stayed out all night just as a precaution. fortunately no homes were threatened. >> one of the san francisco firefighters killed in a house fire last year today will be honored. lieutenant vincent perez was an alumni of bishop high school. they're raising a scholarship fund in his name. donations can be name in perez's name to the firefighter's unit local 798. all lanes are back open after a crash this morning. it happened after 3:00 just south of
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calabers avenue. >> a group of parents are camping out at oakland's lake view elementary school. it's one of 5 oakland schools being closed because of budget cuts. students will be sent to other schools. most of the 14 teachers will also be sent elsewhere. some are choosing to retire early because they're frustrated with the situation. >> i was really disillusioned with the district and all that has gone on this year. we fought very hard to try to keep the schools open to no avail. >> yesterday around noon a group of parents held a rally in support of lake view elementary. that demonstration quickly became a sit-in as they set up tents and camping equipment. they stay they'll stay indefinitely until the district takes their feelings in to consideration. there's also a protest today to mark the completion of a controversial project out of vallejo park. they will protest
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the project because there's an ancient burial ground in the park. the park district added trail, waterfront access and picnic tables. protesters are upset about trees that were taken out. >> new this morning, the president is urging congress to end the gridlock in washington. >> i'm ready to work with anyone, republican, democrat, or independent, who is serious about moving this country forward. and i hope members of congress will join me. >> in his weekly address, president obama said congress must pass his entire jobs bill. he says it will create more than 1 million additional jobs, small business tax cuts, and grants to hire extra teachers, firefighters, and police officers. he says the economic recovery is a make or break moment for the middle class. >> good morning to you. a live look at the sunshine, a little bit of haze out there. we do have a spare the air day to talk about. numbers, 50s and 60s already outside your door.
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fairly calm out there. we have a light onshore breeze in fairfield. not going to do you any good though. you're going to hit about 100 degrees this afternoon. in fairfield, gusty winds in and around some of the hills. those are also dying down. they'll be improving throughout the afternoon. we touched on it a little while ago, a red flag warning for the hills as part of lake county. 65 degrees in concord. 69 in livermore. getting outside san jose, mid 60s, upper 50s right around san francisco. low 60s in oakland. if you're headed to the farmer's market there, 62 santa rosa and 64 in napa. well above average. we're not expected to break any records for this time of year, but it's going to be quite hot. high pressure in control of our weather pattern so looking at the 70s near 80 degrees for the coastline. widespread 80s around the bay today and hottest spots going to hit 100 degrees. spare the air with the poorest air quality expected for some areas in the inner eastern
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district as well as the santa clara valley. that to be aware of especially if you're very sensitive to the pollution out there. red flag warning for the north bay hills will expire at 9:00 and will be with us all day for parts of lake county. 95 in nevada today, 96 in santa rosa, 99 sonoma. 101 for st. helena. 82 in alameda. 86 for oakland. the farther in lnd --inland you go, the hotter it gets. santa clara valley, 93. 96 in saratoga. larth on the sun -- lather on the sun block. make sure the kids are drinking the water. it's a nice day to hang out at the beach. 70s from pacifica to the bay. we begin to trail off as early as tomorrow. a little bit of
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cooling. the inland areas will drop. 60s for the coast. the cooler trend will continue monday, tuesday, and wednesday. back to you. >> it's not even summer yet. we've got four more days before we get there but obviously we have a heat wave, places like livermore and brent wood, triple digits today. most people will be okay but really need to avoid the peak of the day when it's the hottest and make sure to drink lots of water. emergency crews are planning for an increase in medical calls. today is a spare the air day. the air quality district says air will be at unhealthy levels because of concentration of ground level ozone pollution. people are being asked to drive less, don't mow the lawn, and use less power in your home. high levels ofzone pollution can hurt children, seniors with heart and respiratory conditions.
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>> more protesting at president obama's campaign headquarters. why students say the new immigration policy is not nearly enough. >> a big role in a heart stopping stunt over niagara falls. what's next for the tight rope walking daredevil? >> traffic moving pretty well in both directions on a day that's going to be quite nice in the city. quite a bit warmer in the bay area.
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>> a live look from berkeley there. mostly sunny skies. temperatures warming well above average for the afternoon. >> new this morning, a blow to peace efforts in syria. u.n. observers are spending all activities and patrols in the country. they cite the escalating violence. they say an international peace plan is disintegrating. they blame both sides of the conflict. the syrian government for launching recent offenses. china's first female astronaut is now in space. there it goes. that space craft blasted off just after 3:30 this morning pacific time. onboard, a female astronaut and two male colleagues. they're going to document the capsule to a space
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launch last year. >> new video taken overnight at a group of protesters outside president obama's campaign office in downtown oakland. they demanded he expand executive order. some protesters say they're undocumented students themselves who have lived in u.s. since they were children. they left early this morning. it was part of a nationwide effort to disrupt campaign offices. president obama's executive order will benefit nearly a million undocumented students. >> this is a temporary stop gap measure that lets us focus our resources wisely while giving a degree of relief and hope to talented, driven, patriotic young people. >> effective immediately, they can request a work permit to stay in the country. however, they must have come to the u.s. before they turned 16, must currently be younger than 30, have been here at least five
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years, have no criminal records, and graduated from high school or served in the military. republicans say it's a shameless ploy to win re-election. >> all of us know how important the hispanic vote is but i think this is a disingenuous way to capture the vote. >> the executive order does not need congressional approval. it does not grant permanent legal status. >> mitt romney says if he's elected he'll pursue a long-term solution to the immigration issue. meanwhile, he's talking about jobs and small businesses today. >> the best place in the world for entrepreneurs, innovators, small businesses and job creators, because job 1 in this country is to create jobs for the american people and i will. >> he's on a campaign bus tour this morning to the key battleground state of pennsylvania. two hours ago he visited a casting and machine company. romney is targeting small conservative cities and towns in pennsylvania. the bus
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tour is continued to challenge the president in states where he's strong. >> a man who kidnapped a bus load of california school children will soon walk free. they'll release chowchilla kidnapper this month. he's spent more than 25 years in prison. schoenfeld had planned a ransom but they managed to escape. a janitor could spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing a school's principal. 45-year-old john lubers received a 50-year sentence. he disagreed with who hired a new janitor. he went home, returned with a gun and shot him. >> a sacramento pastor has died after getting the so-called
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flesh eating bacteria. snyder died in the hospital on tuesday after a 6-month battle with the illness. the rare disease is contracted through a minor cut but spreads through tissue. a hospital is putting out a photo of a patient hoping someone can identify her. jane doe is an older asian woman and does not appear to be homeless. she suffered traumatic injuries and broken bones after being hit by a car. >> we're doing everything we can to save her life but we don't know what she would want. we hope a family member could help and guide us that way. >> the woman was struck near near vallejo street. she's believed to be in her 70s with gray hair and brown eyes. >> a judge accused of stealing more than $1 million from an elderly woman is free on bail.
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superior court judge paul seeman was arraigned yesterday on 12 felony counts. he's accused of stealing from his berkeley neighbor after obtaining power of attorney. he's expected to enter a plea july 3rd. >> thomas kinkade's girlfriend claims he left his mansion and money to her. a judge disagreed and a probate hearing is set for july 2nd. kinkade died at his home in april. religious leaders want to turn an old army base in oakland in to a job center for prison inmates. >> when you tie someone's hands and don't allow them to do something legal, then you kind of force them back in to something that's undignified, whether it's pan handling or selling dope. >> the muslim clergy and leaders organized the rally and
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say redeveloping the base would give those in need a valuable second chance at life. >> facebook stock closed with a gain for the week at 6.1%. closed at $30.01 yesterday. opening price was $38. facebook's chief technology officer has announced he's leaving the company to work on a startup. facebook is blaming nasdaq for its disastrous ipo. technical glitches delayed trading on may 18th. investors have filed more than 40 lawsuits yesterday. they say the glitch contributed to the sharp drop in the stock price. those overseeing the ipo say they did nothing illegal. >> nik wallenda has made history crossing niagara falls on nothing but a tight rope. he crossed the rope roughly as thick as his wrist. it took him 30 minutes to walk 1800 feet from u.s. to canada. he says it was at the assistance of his
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sponsors because so many people were watching. he said it took a lot of concentration, training, and prayer. equipment from a heyward company helped make his walk a successful one. it's manufactured by davis instruments. the company says it's honored the wallenda family chose to use its product. >> a controversial new bridge is going to be built from canada to the u.s. it's the busiest border crossing in north america. more than $350 million of goods travel there every day. most drivers use the ambassador bridge, a privately owned span built back in 1929. the billionaire owner lobbied the legislature to reject the new bridge. the new bridge should
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>> hurricane carlotta has been downgraded to a tropical
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depression. it's weakening over mexico but bringing heavy rain. many fisherman pulled their boats out of the water. the storm triggered mud slides and prompted dozens of evacuations. a 3-hour hail storm could cost insurance companies $2 billion. baseball-sized hail hit thousands of vehicles on wednesday. people driving under the freeway stopped under overpasses. aaa says over half of vehicles coming in for a claim are complete losses. >> if you like it hot, you're going to like it today. if you don't have air conditioning, you may want to find a place that does. maybe a good movie. we've got hot weather , a major warmup expected for today. today our temperatures will peak and begin a cooling trend for tomorrow. a live look outside our doors here, very calm in most cases.
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just a quiet start to the morning but already warming in to the 60s, mid to upper 60s. if you're headed to the central valley, sacramento, 77 degrees out there. here's a look at our forecast for today. today will be the hottest day of the weekend. triple digit heat for some of the hottest spots. by tomorrow, those numbers begin to slip in to the mid 60s for the coast. mid 90s inland. still quite hot, just not as bad. if you're headed out to see the oakland as play a little bit later today, it's going to be a nice day. mostly sunny skies. 77 degrees and warming in to the low to mid 80s by the end of the game. bring along the sunblock and gable cap. 91 for redwood city. 95 san jose. some hotter spots low 100s down in to morgan hill. in the east, widespread. head to the north,
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mid to upper 90s expected for inland spots. the extended forecast. there's the drop-off. a bit of cool ing on sunday. a bigger cool-down with come monday, tuesday, wednesday. mid 60s for the coast. back to you. >> a 73 -year-old marin county man is waking up this morning ready to embark on what's called the world's toughest bicycle race. it's called the race across america. this is a crew documenting his journey. he's part of a four-person team racing 3,000 miles from the west coast to the east coast. this race is 30% longer than the tour de france and it is nonstop. each member of the team will race 5 hours each 24 hours a day until they get all the way across the country. >> people have asked me, and say jim, you're crazy. i say, well, that's undoubtedly true, however my teammates are twice
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crazy because they're 30, 47, and 53 years younger than me. and they know i've never biked before. so i'd say they're twice crazy for inviting me to join them in this grueling episode. >> maybe they're all crazy. zindell says he's doing this to raise money to provide drinking water for everyone in the world. the teams are set to start at noon. the city of alameda is putting together a master plan for parks. a lot of support for urban gardens. a former property could become the park. the city council is going to consider the plan tuesday at 7:00. >> time now, 8:26. police raid a home in north oakland. how police found the
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home yesterday and what they see. >> dozens of people are forced out of their homes after a fire in burlingame.
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>> dozens of people on the peninsula are forced out of their homes after an apartment building caught fire. >> dozens of firefighters roned to the -- responded to the scene in burlingame last night. >> this is the third apartment fire in the san mateo county area in the past 10 days.
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they're concerned about finding enough hotel space to put up the displaced residents. this caught fire after 11:00 last night. this is the north park apartment complex building. it appears to have started on the third floor where you can see visible damage around the windows up there. since last night, the red cross has been out here. they've set up a staging area of sorts in the front office. they have a hot line they're referring people to who may have been affected by the fire. they tell me there are 60 residents displaced by the fire. let's show you video from last night when firefighters were here. investigators don't know what sparked the fire but it appears to have started on the third floor. two units were completely engulfed in flames, and again there is smoke and water damage in the rest of the building. that's why there are 60 people displaced. the red cross says they're a bit concerned.
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this is the third apartment fire they've had to deal with in the last 10 days. the red cross spokesperson told me they're concerned they're running out of hotel space to put up the displaced residents. because burlingame is close to the freeway, because of the u.s. open, and graduations this weekend, there isn't a lot of vacancy in the area. they say if there's another apartment fire they may need to consider opening a shelter. a lot of the residents displaced have renter's insurance so that covered the cost for them to find other places to stay. so they're not too worried about finding other places for people affected by this fire, but red cross warning that if there is another apartment fire in the next 24 to 48 hours they may need to open up a shelter. allie rasmus, ktvu eyewitness news. >> a stolen gps device led officers to a home yesterday.
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one person was arrested and another was questioned overnight. police are investigating and looking for more suspects. >> health officials hope a gas leak will fully dissipate by later today. yesterday a tank ruptured in rodeo. the gas isn't harmful in low doses but it does put off a rotten egg smell which can cause nausea and headaches. >> i closed the window right away. >> they say the nearby city got 300 calls from concerned residents who also noticed the smell there. people with respiratory problems are being advised to stay indoors for now. the company says it regrets any problems the leak may have had for people in the area. >> california pizza kitchen in walnut creek is being heavily
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sanitized after a recent outbreak of the noro virus. the health department confirmed at least 20 people contracted the virus on june 7th. they say one of the employees making salads that day was sick and spread it to workers. >> there was a lack of hygiene, not any handwashing and there's a requirement you have a good sanitizer like bleach to clean the rags and they had none of that. >> the restaurant could reopen tonight but only after every surface is steam cleaned. the employees are being retrained on how to handle food. there will be more surprise inspections at that location. >> the $92 billion spending plan is still a work in process. the legislature quickly passed 7 budget bills last night, but there's no agreement with the governor. lawmakers sent the main budget bill to the governor to avoid losing pay and expense
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money. >> this plan is yet another smoke in mirrors, gimmick-filled imbalanced fraud. >> going to ask the controller and treasurer also of california to take a look at the budget at any time before the governor would get ahold of it and see if it's truly balanced. >> democrats say there are about a dozen adjoining bills they hope to pass next week. here's a quick look at the budget. it includes cuts to courts and various state departments. republicans and democrats could not agree on welfare cuts such as the welfare to work program. >> the wreckage of a fishing boat that sank almost a year ago has been found. last year over the 4th of july weekend, they were on a boat during a storm
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and the ship sank. they spent 16 hours swimming to shore. >> a regular fisherman came over and picked me up. i think he was an american. they were down in this area and they picked me up. i can't begin to tell you how happy i was to see this boat come. >> this week they learned a deep sea diver had found the wreckage of the ship. they believe the bodies of their 7 friends are still inside because the crew abandoned ship and never woke them up. the body of a 17-year-old boy has been recovered from clear lake. on thursday the boy was swimming with friends near lake shore drive when they say he suddenly disappeared. his body was found yesterday by a dive team. he was developmentally disabled and suffered from epilepsy. >> the oakland police department is looking for whoever stole a fixture at children's fairyland. the ugly duckling statue was stolen from
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the children's play house theater. there's nothing in the spot next to the swan. that's where it used to be. the staff is hoping to find the thief but they tell us they really want the statue back. >> marijuana activists and teenage girls sharing the same area. part of the san jose convention center is filled with bongs, pipes, and medicinal marijuana for hemp-con 2012. girls will be competing in the under-17 volleyball tournament. >> they will not be smoking in front of the girls. there's one small regulated restricted area that's outside that's paroled also. >> still, the girls' parents say they can't believe their kids will be near so much marijuana. they can't believe their unfortunate situation. their last tournament coincided with fur-con, a convention for people known as furries for people who dress up in animal costumes. >> golfers are set to tee off
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in about 40 minutes. but in the afternoon, fans will be following tiger woods as he's tied for the league at the olympic club. he's with jim furyk. the rest of the field is over par. the first golfers will be at 9:15 pacific time. my favorite and former uc star charlie begins soon. we'll have a look at the sellout crowd. >> good morning to you. it's going to be a gorgeous day at the u.s. open. some of us inland will be baking today. giving you a live look at the city, this is actually a
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gorgeous shot. showing a smoggy, hazy day. and we do have a spare the air day to talk about. today going to be the hottest day, some inland spots hitting 100 degrees, maybe even a tad above that by the second half of the day. spare the air again with some of the poorest air quality expected for the inner east bay as well as the santa clara valley. we're looking at high fire danger as well. bay hills and for lake county, it's going to last the entire day. hot and dry out there this morning. 67 fairfield right now. 61 concord. 50s and low 60s in oakland and hayward. a nice start out there, relatively mild. numbers are climbing at this hour and will continue to climb all the way until be 3:00, 4:00 this afternoon. if you're going out to see the u.s. open it's going to be gorgeous out there. mid 70s at 4:00 in the afternoon and good air quality by the water. giving you a look
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at extended highs, 96 for santa rosa. going to be hot in kent field today. 86 for oakland today. 82 alameda. 84 in berkeley. head inland east bay, it becomes hot. 100 along walnut creek. down in to the south bay, warming expected here. 95 san jose. when i say 5 to 15 degrees of warming, i mean over yesterday's highs. yesterday was warm enough. we'll be hotter today. 91 redwood city. mid to upper 70s daily city, half moon bay. a nice day to head to the coast and a great day for a pool party. we begin to see a mild dip by tomorrow. subtle cooling
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for the inland spots. the coast will really begin to feel it. the onshore breeze will begin tonight and for tomorrow. that will begin our cooling trend monday, tuesday, and wednesday. >> about 1300 students are graduating from santa clara university today. the commencement ceremony started a few minutes ago at buck shaw stadium. apple co-founder will give the commencement address. >> the 58th annual north beach festival. there will be italian street painting, entertainment, arts and crafts, and food. it's happening between columbus and filbert and green street. it's free and open to the public. >> the polls are now open in egypt. they're choosing who
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will replace mubarak. some are choosing not to vote at all. >> first, look at that mess. this is inter state --interstate 80 eastbound going through berkeley. the problem is actually a little bit further back closer to powell street in emoryville. there's actually an accident blocking the 2, 3, and 4 lanes. people heading back out of the city toward the east bay, it's also going to block you up there. not sure when this is all going to be fixed but you can see it's a mess out there. if you're headed in that direction, be aware you're going to need extra time. it's 8:41. sweet!
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>> good morning to you. a live look at mostly blue skies this morning, a rapid warmup expected this afternoon. >> once again we want to tell you about major problems for drivers in the east bay. if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning, this is a traffic nightmare that may affect you. it's east on 80 at powell street, a vehicle overturned at the center divider. three lanes are currently blocked. it's causing a big backup for people coming out of san francisco going in to oakland and berkeley.
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definitely an area you want to avoid this saturday morning. >> a colorado wild fire that's burned for a week has damaged at least 112 homes. one person was killed in the high park fire when a cabin burned. 3,000 people have been evacuated. about a 1,000 were allowed to return. the fire is 20% contained. firefighters don't expect to contain it for weeks. a fire starting in a restaurant destroyed 6 businesses. take a look from news chopper 2. that's all that's left of the strip mall at jefferson street and pueblo avenue. firefighters noticed smoke at garcia's restaurant earlier yesterday morning then saw smoke in a stove in the kitchen. they say the shopping center is likely a total loss. >> we're learning a heart attack killed a pilot in a plane crash. charles wescaught--wescott was
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likely to have suffered a heart attack before taking off. it's not clear if that led to the crash on the home made plane. >> king abdula says the prince died this morning and will be buried tomorrow. they report he died in geneva where he had been treated for an unknown health problem. he was in his late 70s. he became heir last year. >> an e lection is underway in egypt. many people say there's no good choice to replace mubarak. people are choosing between mubarak's ex-prime minister and an islamic man from the brotherhood. many are choosing not to vote. results of the election are expected in about a week. today the problems in egypt are finding their way to the
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street of san francisco. at noon, there will be a press conference, vigil, and minority. they're demanding house minority leader nancy pelosi and president obama and all military aid to the country. >> jerry sandusky with a major ruling in his child molestation trial. the judge will allow expert testimony on the psychiatric condition of a personality disorder. the defense will insist the letters to accusers don't mean sandusky molested the boys but rather the note satisfied the need caused by the disorder. sandusky must make himself available to prosecutors so they can make a rebuttal. the prosecution is expected to wrap up its case on monday. >> a sharp disagreement among fellow justices in one of the court's most anticipated rulings ever. >> there are deliberations that are private.
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that has not dissuaded the media from publishing a steady stream of rumors. >> she spoke at a legal conference last night in washington about president obama's affordable care actor. justice ginsburg says there are too many unsubstantiated stories about the decision which is expected to come down in the next two weeks. the justices are also considering several other issues including arizona's immigration crackdown, a federal law making it a lie to earn about earning high military honors. >> this father's day weekend, one arizona woman is trying to give her dad the gift of life. nicky's father recently had his second heart attack and needs surgery but he works at a small mechanic shop and doesn't have health insurance. his daughter is trying to raise the $46,000
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needed for his surgery. she held a yard sale where strangers also contributed. >> people have never met my father before so it's amazing that there are really genuine nice people out there. >> she says this is just one of the events she's holding to help save her father. she says her father has three children and one grandchild and a lot to live for. >> gay pride month is being recognized by the government and military. leon panetta released a video thanking gay men and women for their service in the military. >> the successful repeal of don't ask, don't tell proved to the nation that just like the country we defend, we share different backgrounds, different values, different beliefs. >> the pentagon also announced it will hold its first ever gay pride event on june 26th. >> japan plans to fire up its
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nuclear reactors since last year's earthquake and tsunami. the government gave final approval to bring the reactors back online. it will release two reactors. the process could take several weeks. they're off line for maintenance or safety checks. people in japan are weary of starting them because of the crisis in fukushima. the tsunami may have helped push a fishing boat to washington state. three pieces of a boat washed ashore yesterday at cape state park. authorities are trying to figure out where it came from. the boat is being tested for radiation and invasive species. two weeks ago a japanese dock ended up on an oregon beach. >> many people dream of living on the water but some in poland now live on it. they're plugged in to the electrical grid and receive water and sewage service. the owners of the
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homes say anything is possible with a little imagination. >> from construction standpoint you have to think of your foundation being this floating element that you've created that's on the water and then you build up from that. >> there are a few floating communities in the u.s. with one in seattle, probably the most well known. smaller houses sell for at little as $200,000. last year a modern four-story home sold for $2.8 million. >> today queen elizabeth is celebrating her birthday. she celebrated with her husband, for instance, phillip, who was released from the hospital last week. more than 1600 officers took place in today's parade. >> there are auditions today for x factor in oakland. judges will be at the oracle arena to hear the latest round of singers. tickets are no longer available but you can sign up to
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>> tim lincecum will look to get back to his winning ways today in his hometown as he starts game 2 of the seattle series with the mariners. the giants continue their recent burst of power. buster posey hitting a solo home run in to the upper deck to give the giants a 1-0 lead. in the 8th, melky cabrera went deep with a man on base. and yep, it's gone. the giants have hit 8 homers in their last 4 games and beat the mariners 4-2. there's a strange moment in the top of the 9th. a foul ball down the right field. look at that, upset fan jumping out of the stands to try to get the ball. he was taken from the stadium. >> down 1-0 in the first, the
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a's josh reddick. still the 1st inning, 2 more runs. it was moss's fourth straight game with a home run. the as beat the padres 10-2. manny ramirez won't be an oakland athletic anymore. he was eligible to return to the big leagues from his 50-game suspension, but the as kept him in sacramento because they weren't satisfied with his production. fox sports reports ramirez asked for his release after the as said they could not assure him they would promote him in the immediate future. >> it is 8:56, and it's going to be 80 in san francisco today. if people don't have air conditioning, when it hits 80, they're like what's going on? >> head to the beach. don't head in lnd land. it's going to be really hot for the inland areas today. we're going to see 100 degrees in some spots, maybe
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even 102. giving you a live look, blue skies but we've got a little bit of, well, smog and haze. you can see it there in that shot. air quality issues for today, especially the inner east bay. it's a spare the air day for the bay. at this hour, temperatures in the 60s right along the coast to san francisco and oakland. mid to upper 60s livermore, san jose, concord, and the farther inland, the hotter it is. antioch already getting in to the low 70s. by lunchtime, low 70s. 80s to 90s for our inland spots, then 4:00 in the afternoon, again, a hot one. take a look at that. mid 90s today in nevada. pleasanton and livermore ex pected to hit the century mark today. 95 san jose. low 80s for santa cruz today. there's the extended forecast for you. we begin to cool for sunday.
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better cooling by monday. >> after 35 years, ktvu is saying goodbye to lloyd lacuesta. he graduated from san jose state, where he is now teaching. he's covered everything from major earthquakes to the l.a. riots to historical elections. no matter the story, he says the most important thing is the audience. >> you're not just talking to a camera. there are people behind there watching. and you affect their lives. >> last night it was his final newscast. after years of working nights, he says he's looking forward to spending time with his wife and traveling. >> and we wish him the best. there's still a major traffic problem in the east bay. here's a live picture. we'll have more on the crash that caused the backup coming up in our next hour.
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. is dozens of people forced out of their homes after an apartment fire in burlingame. coming up, why the red cross says they are worried they may soon run out of space for displaced residents. a large fire lights up the night sky in san francisco. the construction project destroyed in hunters point. traffic troubles in the east
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bay. the accident causing a huge backup on interstate 80 in emeryville. and we're live for day 3 of the u.s. open, shaping up to be a beautiful day for golf. we'll tell you what's ahead for today and also tell you how to park, if you're headed down. . good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it is saturday, june 16th. i'm claudine wong. >> and it is going to be hot today. rosemary, a toasty forecast? >> yes, the heat will peak today, high pressure in control, expected to be the hottest day of the weekend and some of our inland areas will warm to near 100 degrees. high fire danger out there, although we do have a red flag warning expiring at this hour for parts of the bay area. spare the air day as well. i'll break it down for you, coming up. . we continue to follow a developing story in the east bay.
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there is major backup on interstate 80 in emeryville, eastbound. here's a look at the backup. it's due to a croosh near powell street. a vehicle hit the center divider and overturned. lanes are currently blocked and a tow truck is on its way. chp says the crash caused minor injuries. in overnight news, a large fire destroyed a housing project under construction. the fire broke out around 4:00 at a housing project that was being built at hunters point in san francisco. the only thing left standing after that fire was out is pretty much the scaffolding. all the wood framing for the construction project provided plenty of fuel for the flames, which lit up the sky overnight with an orange glow. >> that size of a fire requires a large volume of water, so it's a very difficult challenge. we had to have the water department come out and give us a hand and shut down mains to provide more pressure. >> this is the second time in three days a building under construction has burned down in the area. the last one in oakland on thursday damaged bart's electrical system leading to the
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half-day shutdown of the transbay tube. an apartment building on the peninsula caught fire late last night, leaving many without a home. allie rasmus has more. >> reporter: this is the third apartment fire in 10 days. it happened in san mateo county. the red cross says it's putting a little strain on their resources, especially when it comes to finding alternate housing for those displaced by the fires. the fire happened at the northpark apartment building, just after 11:00 last night. it started in the third story building. you can see a lot of damage is still visible. there was black soot completely around the balcony and the window. one of the residents who lives in this complex showed us video he took of these flames. this is it pouring out of the third story apartment building. you can see chunks of debris on fire falling from the window. fortunately, no one was hurt in this fire, but the building does have a lot of damage. 60 residents have been displaced by this fire, because of not only the fire itself, but the
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smoke and water damage and putting it out. the man who captured this video came running out of his building after he heard neighbors calling for help. >> lot of people screaming and yelling and i go down there and i start to see the fire growing really intense, really fast. >> reporter: the red cross in san mateo county says they are concerned they are running out of motel rooms to put some of those displaced residents. again, this is the third apartment fire in the last 10 days in this county. 15 displaced residents in this apartment building spent the night in the clubhouse. the others did have renters insurance, we're told, so they found their own places to stay. that is alleviating some of the concern for now. but the red cross spokeswoman we talked to says if there is another apartment fire in the next couple of days, they may have to open up a shelter, because a lot of the motels, because of the u.s. open, graduations, all types of events happening this weekend, lot of those motels that they usually use are booked. allie rasmus, ktvu, channel 2news.
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oakland police tell us they will spend the day at the scene of a quadruple shooting. it happened in the area of 28th avenue and east 16th in the city's fruitvale neighborhood. all four victims were men, all from the same family. one person died, two others in stable condition, another in emergency surgery. a relative believe some type of argument led to the shooting. officers say it's still too early to know the motive. this morning, a group of protesters are waking up at oakland's lakeview elementary school. lakeview is one of five oakland schools being closed because of budget cuts. the school's 300 students will be sent to other schools in the fall. most of the 14 teachers are also being sent elsewhere, but some are choosing to retire early out of frustration with the situation. >> i was really disillusioned with the district and all that has gone on this year. we fought very hard to try to keep the schools open, to no avail. >> yesterday around noon, the group of parents held a rally in support of lakeview elementary.
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the demonstration quickly became a sit-in, as they set up tents and camping equipment. they say they are prepared to stay there indefinitely. san francisco is the epicenter of the golf world this weekend. thousands of people are flocking to the olympic club for the u.s. open. and lorain blanco joins us now live, just minutes before round 3 begins. >> reporter: well, this is just a gorgeous day for golf out here in san francisco. this is day 3. just a few minutes, some of the best golfers in the world will tee off for the u.s. open. we are live at west more high school, looking down on the olympic club. this is where employees and media park to get shuttled over to the event. of course one of the biggest draws is, of course, tiger woods, who is in a three-way tie for the lead. the championship golfers, all 1 under par, the rest of the field is over par. many pros call this a difficult course and a brutal test of golf. fans tell us it's an amazing event at a top notch venue. now, if you're going to the u.s.
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open today, no parking is allowed. if you're driving, you can park for free at candlestick park. a free shuttle will then take you over to the olympic club. now, if you want to take bart there, go to the coleman station. a free bus will take you to the event from there. you can also take muni by using the number 18 bus. back out here live, tiger tees off at 3:05 this afternoon, when the biggest crowds are of course expected. according to the u.s. golf association, this event brings in 140 to $170 million to the bay area economy. we'll have more for you on that, coming up later in the hour. for now, reporting live in daly city, lorain blanco, channel 2news. we are under red flag fire warning for high fire danger. calfire is still at the scene of a wildfire in sonoma. the fire broke out about 3:00 yesterday afternoon, between i-680 and the sunol regional wilderness in alameda county. news chopper 2 was there. a pg&e worker said a truck hit a
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phone line on calaveras road and believe that caused nearby power lines to arc and ignite the grass. people at a nearby tree nursery say they watched it happened. >> it happened just like that. i was working on the computer and everything went dead. >> it's going to be warm over the weekend, still dry. we're still expecting some windy conditions, very important to be careful with fire. >> that fire did not threaten any homes. an event will be held today to honor the memory of one of the san francisco firefighters killed while fighting a house fire last year. lieutenant vincent perez was a graduate of san francisco's archbishop reardon high school. the school will hold an event today to raise money for a scholarship fund in perez' name. tickets are sold out, but donations in lieutenant perez' honor can be made to firefighters local 798. a former fremont resident is getting $21 million in punitive damages in a church abuse settlement. the 26-year-old was molested when she was a young girl. she says elders at the kingdom
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hall of jehovah's witnesses knew about it. she said the church declined to warn others. the judgment is against the watch tower bible society, the legal arm of jehovah's witnesses. . good morning to you. a live look at san jose. poor air quality on tap for today. you can already see, it looks a little hazy out there. the pollution will be close to the ground, so take it easy out there. we're talking santa clara valley, inner east bay, but the entire valley dealing with spare the air. calm conditions, light winds, gusty in the hills, but they have calmed down for quite a bit. north bay hills, red flag warning has expired. we do still have parts that are very, very dry and hot. 63 in oakland right now. san francisco at 63 as well. 71 already for you in san jose. low to mid-70s in livermore. concord, 72. 68 in napa. 69 degrees outside near santa
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rosesa. winds are generally light, but could be gusty at times over lake county area, between lake, napa, as well as sonoma. we'll talk about that in a moment. high pressure in control once again for today. it's going to be a warm day at the coast, going to be very toasty inland, with some of our hottest spots reaching 100 degrees or so by the second half of the afternoon. take it easy out there. you may have to build a strategy, get outdoors before the noon time, maybe wait until the evening hours, because it will be a nice summer-like evening. red flag warning again expiring for the north bay hills, but remains for lake county until 9:00 this evening, for portions of lake county, napa, sonoma. gusts expected to kick up near 30 miles per hour at times and relative humidity will be dropping down into the teens, down about 8% in some cases. that is very, very dry. afternoon highs for today, 95 for petaluma, 96 expected in santa rosa. closer to the water and it's definitely going to be more comfortable. 77 stenson beach. 82 for sausalito. 80s for the east bay.
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inland and we're looking at triple-digit heat and it is widespread. concord, walnut creek, danville, livermore, pleasantton, antioch, brentwood, some of the hotter spots. 93 in santa clara, 95 cupertino. widespread 80s to low 90s for the peninsula today. 80 degrees in san francisco. 70s for the coast. if you're trying to beat the heat, maybe head to the water. your extended forecast there, numbers begin to roll back as early as tomorrow. still going to be hot for your father's day. then as we get into monday, tuesday and wednesday, back into the mid-80s for the inland spots, mid-60s for the coast. i'll have your lunchtime numbers, coming up. well, china has made history morning. that country's first female astronaut blasted off into space. what she and her colleagues will do on their mission. a tight rope walker becomes the first to walk across niagara falls. a company that helped nik wallenda cross safely.
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and looking at interstate 80, this is eastbound, this traffic you are looking at is all because of an accident that happened about an hour ago. it is clearing up now and actually things are moving better than we've seen in a while. and also, another look at some traffic in the bay area. this is the golden gate bridge, traffic heading out northbound, not too bad, nor heading southbound, possibly people heading to the u.s. open, maybe the north beach festival. lot of people coming into the city certainly today and it's a beautiful day in the bay area. 9:12 on mornings on 2. i should be arrested for crimes against potted plant-kind. [ clang ]
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. good morning to you. a live look at san rafael. mostly sunny skies, 63 degrees, warming into the low 90s for the afternoon. china's first female astronaut is now in space. >> blastoff was just after 3:30 this morning pacific time. on board, the female astronaut and two male colleagues. they will head to a space lab launched last year. the crew will be there about a week. beijing hopes to eventually build a permanent space station. >> i'm ready to work with anything, republican, democrat, or independent, who is serious
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about moving this country forward, and i hope members of congress will join me. >> in his weekly address, president obama said congress must pass his entire jobs bill. he says it will create more than a million additional jobs with state tax grants to hire firefighters, teachers and police officers. he says this economic recovery is a make or break moment for the middle class. a group of protesters spent the past few days at president obama's campaign office in downtown oakland. they were demanding that he expand that executive order to stop deportations of all young illegal immigrants. some of the protesters say they are undocumented students themselves who have lived in the u.s. since they were children. their sit-in began thursday. they left early this morning. it was part of a nationwide effort to disrupt campaign offices. president obama's executive order will benefit nearly a million undocumented students. >> this is a temporary stop gap measure that let's us focus our resources wisely, while giving a degree of relief and hope to
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talented, driven, patriotic young people. >> effective immediately, they can request a work permit to stay in the country. however, they must have come to the u.s. before they turned 16, must currently be younger than 30, have been here at least five years, have no criminal records, and graduated from high school or served in the military. republicans say it's a shameless ploy to win reelection. >> he and all of us know how important the hispanic vote is. i think this is a disingenuous way to capture that vote. >> the executive order does not need congressional approval and does not grant permanent legal status. presumptive republican presidential nominee mitt romney says if elected, he will pursue a long-term solution to immigration. meanwhile, he's talking about jobs and small businesses today. >> the best place in the world for entreprenauers, innovators, small businesses, job creators, because job one in this country is to create jobs for the american people, and i will. [ applause ] >> romney is on a campaign bus
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tour this morning through the key battle ground state of pennsylvania. two hours ago, he visited a casting and machine company. romney is targeting small conservative cities and towns in pennsylvania. the five-day, six-state bus tour is intended to challenge the president in states where he's strong. one of the men who kidnapped a bus load of california bus children will soon walk free. the california department of corrections says it will release shown felt this month. he spent more than 35 years in prison, for burying the children alive in a truck in livermore. he and three men had planned to demand a $5 million ransom for their release. the victims eventually escaped. john lubers received 50 years to life in a shooting death. in february last year, luber's disagreed with the principal over the school's choice for a new night janitor.
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after an argument, lubers went home, returned with a gun and shot lakara. he died later at the hospital. a judge accused of stealing more than a million dollars from an elderly woman is free on $525,000 bail. court judge was -- accused from stealing from his berkeley neighbor after assuming power of attorney. he is expected to enter a plea on july 3rd. a sacramento pastor has died after being infected with flesh-eating bacteria. she died on tuesday after a six-month battle with the illness. the rare disease is typically contracted through a minor cut and then the tissue-killing toxins spread through the body. san francisco general hospital is putting out a photo of one of its patients in the hopes someone can identify her. hospital officials say this woman, known as jane doe, is an older asian woman, and does not appear to be homeless. she suffered traumatic brain injuries and broken bones after
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being hit by a car. >> we're doing everything we can to save her life, but we don't know what she would want and we would hope that a family member could help and guide us that way. >> the woman was struck crossing van nest avenue about 11:30 last thursday night. police did arrest the driver for dui. jane doe is believed to be in her seventhys. she has gray hair and brown eyes. oakland police say the ugly duckling statue was stolen from the play house at fairyland. you can see the empty space there. the staff at fairyland is hoping to find the blue bird you see on the left, but they really tell us they just want that statue back, want to find the thief, but want the bird back. facebook stock closed with a gain for the week. it climbed 6.1% to close at 30.01 yesterday. the stock's opening price, if you remember, was $38. meantime, facebook's chief technology officer has announced
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he'll leave the company, because he's going to go work on a startup. facebook is blaming nasdaq for its disastrous initial public offering. technical glitches delayed trading when facebook went public on may 18th n investors filed more than 40 lawsuits since. the glitches contributed to the sharp drop in its stock price, according to facebook. a controversial new bridge will be built between canada and the u.s., stretching from detroit to windsor, canada. more than $350 million worth of goods travel through the area every day. there is a bridge already there. most drivers use the ambassador bridge, but it's a privately-owned span built in 1929. the billionaire owner has been fighting the new project. the new bridge will be built, but the canadian government is now covering the entire cost. the new bridge should be finished in five years. a seventh generation tight rope walker is now the first person to make it across niagara falls. check it out! this was last night, as nik wallenda made that slow walk
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across that tight rope, roughly the size of his wrist. it took 30 minutes for him to walk 1800 feet from the u.s. to canada. now, during that walk, wallenda was tethered to a rope. that was the first time he's ever agreed to do that, but that was at the insistence of his sponsors, because no one wanted to see him fall. wallenda says the wind and mist from the falls were the biggest challenges of the night and says it took a lot of concentration, training and prayers. well, a hayward company is being credited for helping him cross safely, those falls. his family monitored the wind speed, the temperature, and other variables with a vantage pro 2 wireless weather station, and that is manufactured in hayward by davis instruments. wallenda's father ben communicated any critical information to his son throughout the walk. the company says it's honored wallenda's family chose to use its product. time now, 9:22. marijn county man is starting the world's toughest bike race
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today, raising awareness for a special cause. the heat is on over parts of the bay area. coming up, your day planner and a look at your afternoon highs.
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. it's going to be a warm day across the bay area and very hot in some spots. >> people will be sweating, for sure! we've got hot weather on the way, already warming up. antioch reporting 82 degrees outside your door. if you were hoping to beat the heat, it's too late! it's already quite warm out there. giving you a live look over the bay, a bit of a haze. air quality will be an issue for today, poorest in areas for the inland spots, inland east bay, as well as the santa clara valley. those are yesterday's highs. this is what we expect for this afternoon, anywhere from 5 to 10 to 15 degrees warmer than just yesterday. some of the hottest numbers so far this year. so expect 90s to near 100 degrees, even a little bit above that for the inland and east bay, down into the south bay.
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95 expected for san jose today. this morning, again, low 60s to low 70s around the bay. 80s already for some of our hottest spots. by noon time, 70s to low 80s, right around the bay area. 80s to low 90s for the inland areas. then for the afternoon, 102 for some of the hottest areas. extended forecast shows you it is short-lived. thankfully we begin to cool down. still quite warm tomorrow, but we'll feel a little better. then by monday, into tuesday, mid-60s along the coast, mid-80s inland. a 73-year-old man from marijn county is starting what is considered the toughest bike race in america. he just started training about eight months ago. he is taking on the race across america with three other teammates. you're looking at video from a company that has watched him train for the 3000-mile race. it's 30% longer than the tour de france and it is finished in half the time. it starts in oceanside today and each member of the four-person
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team will ride for 5 hours a day, 24 hours a day, until they finish in maryland. >> i'm sure i'm not the oldest, but i would venture to say that i am the oldest with no experience! i would say everyone who participates in endurance sports starts at a much lower level than taking on the most difficult. it would be like never being in a race and entering the ironman in hawaii. >> he says he's racing to raise awareness about the need for safe drinking water for every population on the planet. police raid a home in north oakland. how officers were led to the home yesterday and what they seized. the norovirus hits a walnut creek restaurant. what workers need to do before the california pizza kitchen can reopen. i should be arrested for crimes against potted plant-kind.
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. dozens of people on the peninsula are forced out of their homes overnight when their apartment fire caught fire. >> we do have new amateur video of the late night apartment fire in burlingame. it's a fire that has forced dozens of tenants to look for a temporary place to stay. ktvu's allie rasmus is live at the northpark apartments in burlingame. >> reporter: well, this is the third apartment fire in san mateo county in the last 10 days. the red cross says it is putting a little bit of a strain on their resources, especially when it comes to finding alternate housing for the people forced out of their homes.
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a total of 660 people were displaced from the fire last night, northpark apartment complex in burlingame. the fire appears to have started on the third floor, right where you see the damage still very visible. windows and balcony people is burnt out and there's soot around it. one of the residents here showed us this video he took of the flames last night. you can see the flames pouring out of that third story apartment. you can actually see chunks of debris on fire falling from the window. no one was hurt in this fire. but the building did sustain a lot of damage. again, 60 people have now been forced out of their homes because of the fire, smoke and water damage. the man who captured this video says he came out running and called 911 when he heard his neighbors calling for help. >> heard a lot of people screaming and yelling. i go down there and start to see the fire go really intense really fast. >> reporter: the san mateo county red cross says they are running short on motel rooms for people displaced by fires. this is the third fire in the county in the last 10 days. some of the motels the red cross
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usually works with in this area are already booked. >> the u.s. open, graduations, different conferences, somebody said something about an apple conference, but frankly in this county, we do have trouble finding hotel and motel rooms a lot of the time. i think we just have a pretty high occupancy rate. >> reporter: now, of the 60 people displaced, 15 of them spent the night in the clubhouse of this apartment complex. and inside that clubhouse right now, there are red cross workers, working with the property management company, trying to find alternate housing for them. the other people displaced, the 45 others, were able to find other places to stay. so the red cross says they are not concerned about running out of motel rooms for the people affected by this fire, but their concern is, if there is another fire in the next 24 to 48 hours, they will probably have to open up a shelter. live in burlingame, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2news. traffic is starting to move again along interstate 80 in the east bay.
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want to give you a live look at the situation now. you can see there's the eastbound direction and it's still a little slow. about 20 minutes ago, the chp did clear the scene at powell street in emeryville. around 8:15 this morning, there was a big mess. a vehicle hit the center divider and overturned. the crash blocked three lanes, causing a large backup earlier this morning. even though it's been cleared now, it does take a while to get things back to normal out there. so it will still be a little slow out there going through the area. we just got word of another crash on the westbound direction in that same area. not sure if someone was trying to look over and see what the problem was, but that is a very minor accident and they cleared that up quickly. let's talk about interstate 680 now, because all lanes are back open. but there was a fatal crash early there this morning, happening just after 3:00 this morning in milpitas. a gray bmw was stopped for an unknown reason when it was hit by another car. at least one person inside the bmw died. so far, no word on any other
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injuries or fatalities. marijuana, guns and cash, items seized during a large police raid in north oakland. a stolen gps device led police to the home yesterday. one person was arrested and questioned overnight. police are still investigating and looking for more suspects. the california pizza kitchen in walnut creek could reopen tonight after a recent outbreak of the norovirus. the health department confirmed yesterday that at least 20 people contracted the virus after a graduation party on june 7th. it says one of the employees who was making salads that day was sick and spread it to customers and other workers. >> there was a lack of good personal hygiene from the workers, not any hand washing. we wanted -- there's also a requirement that you have a good sanitizer, like bleach, to clean with the rags. they had none of that. >> before the restaurant can reopen, every surface is going to have to be sanitized and steam cleaned. the employees are also being retrained on how to properly handle food. the company says there will also
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be more surprise health inspections at that location. contra costa county health officials hope a gas will fully dissipate by later today. yesterday, a tank leaked yesterday. while it's not harmful in low doses it, puts off a raw egg smell and can cause nausea and headaches. >> smelled, hurt the eyes. so i closed the window right away. >> the herald says that nearby city got 300 calls from concerned residents who also noticed the smell. people with respiratory problems are still being advised to stay indoors. conoco phillips says an investigation could take weeks and regrets any problems the leak may have caused. state lawmakers have sent a budget to governor brown, even though it's possible he'll veto it. the $92 billion spending plan is still a work in progress. although the legislature quickly passed seven budget bills all in order to beat a midnight
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deadline last night, there's no agreement with the governor. lawmakers sent the main budget bill to the governor by the deadline to avoid a cut in pay. >> going to have the controller and treasurer of california also take a look at the budget at any time before the governor would get a hold of it with signature and see does it truly balance. >> there is clearly uncertainty with the budget proposal. democrats say there are about a dozen adjoining bills which they hope to pass next week. here's a quick look at the budget, including cuts to courts and various state departments. the sacramento bee says it relies on revenue from greenhouse gas charges, barring from special state funds and money from a settlement for past mortgage abuses. republicans and democrats could not agree on welfare cuts, such as the welfare to work program. two men who survived the sinking of their fishing boat are remembering their friends they lost almost a year ago. last year, over the fourth of july weekend, the two men were
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on the eric, a 115-foot vessel in the sea of cortez. during a storm, the ship sank and seven men remain missing. hanson and garcia made it off the boat and spent 16 hours trying to swim to shore. >> just regular fishermen came over and picked me up. i think he was an american. but they were down here in this area, came down and picked me up and i mean, i can't believe -- begin to tell you how happy i was to see this boat come. >> this week, they learned a deep sea diver had found the wreckage of the ship. they say they believe the bodies of their seven friends are still inside, because the crew abandoned ship and never woke them up. the next step is for the families to decide whether to try to salvage that ship. the city of alameda is putting together a master plan for parks. it calls for a new sports field, performance art center, and more open space. there's also a lot of support for urban gardens. the former alameda beltline property could become a park. another park could be slated for alameda point. the city council will consider the plan tuesday at 7:00. day three of the u.s. open is under way and tiger hits the
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links this afternoon. [ crowd cheering ] >> tiger woods is tied for the lead at the olympic club in san francisco. he's 1 under par, along with furyck and toms. the rest of the field is over par. here are start times for today. first golfers went out at 9:15. fan favorite phil mickelson tees off at 10:55. charlie wii begins at 1:45. tiger woods and furyck at 3:05. we'll have a live report coming up from lorainne blanco about the return of the tournament to the bay area. it's not exactly a match made in heaven. marijuana activist and teenager girls sharing the same area. part of the san jose convention center is filled with bongs, pipes and medical marijuana for hemp con 2012. about 250 feet away, you've got girls competing in the under-17 northern california volleyball association tournament.
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hemp con says anyone concerned should mellow out. >> they will not be smoking in front of the girls. there's one small regulated, restricted area outside that's patrolled also. >> still, the girls' parents say they can't believe their kids will be near so much marijuana and they can't also believe that this is sort of happened again. two unfortunate situations, their last volleyball tournament coincided with fur con, a convention for people known as furries, who dress up in animal costumes. a san francisco tradition continues this weekend with the 58th annual north beach festival. there will be italian street painting, entertainment, arts and crafts, and of course food. the festival runs from 10:00 to 6:00 today until tomorrow on grant street. and it is free to the public. . good morning to you. giving you a live look from bay point. blue skies out there, hot and dry. that will be the weather story
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for today. for some of our areas, poor air quality as well. current temperatures right now, already under way with the heat. take a look at 80 degrees in fairfield. 76 in livermore. areas around antioch, brentwood, also reporting low 80s. closer to the water, it's more comfortable. 65 in oakland, as well as san francisco. 64 redwood city. low 70s mountain view, as well as san jose. san jose, you are going to see 90s for the afternoon. high pressure in place. that sinking air, really going to heat us up. mid-70s to near 80 degrees expected for the coast today. 70s and 80s around the bay. 90s to near 100 degrees for the inland areas. if you are just joining us, red flag warning for parts of lake county, including areas near sonoma, as well as napa. it is a spare the air day around the bay area with some of the poorest air quality expected for the inner eastern district, and the santa clara valley.
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we've got 84 at berkeley today, 95 in movado, 80 degrees this afternoon in the city of san francisco, 86 in oakland, 87 at hayward. take a look at where it's going to be quite hot. 100 degrees for concord today, 101 in fairfield and down into the south bay, numbers reaching 100 degrees near morgan hill, gilroy. 95 for san jose, 97 los gatos, 91 along the peninsula. redwood city, upper 80s for mountain view. extended forecast, if you're planning outdoor activities for father's day. numbers will be a little cooler along the coast, upper 60s in the forecast, perhaps patchy fog. we are expecting the afternoon seabreeze to return a little later today into this evening. we should begin to feel it by tomorrow. it's going to take a while before it hits the inland areas. mid-90s will be the average for tomorrow. and then we will fall back into the mid-80s monday, tuesday and wednesday for inland and valley locations. widespread 60s expected for the coast. back to the desk. well, it's a scandal that
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brought down a president. a look at watergate, four decades later. . we're live in san francisco for day three of the u.s. open. thousands of people are already here, waiting for some of the best golfers in the world. we'll tell you how all these fans bring a local boost to our economy. and taking a look once again at i-80 in the emeryville area, traffic is starting to move a little better, after that accident, rollover there that blocked at least three lanes for quite a while there, jammed up traffic for a bit. but things are starting to return to normal. it's 9:42 on mornings on 2. our cloud is not soft and fluffy.
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start for today. triple-digit heat in the forecast, some of the hottest spots. well, the third round of the u.s. open is now under way. tiger woods holds the share of the lead at the olympic club. lorainne blanco is live in san francisco, as fans make their way to the olympic club. and it's a gorgeous day out there, lorainne. >> reporter: it is a gorgeous day, claudine. this event brings between 140 and $170 million to the bay area economy, according to the pga. the green isn't just on the course. we're here live at the driving range at olympic park, where golf balls are literally flying at our heads. you can see thousands of fans watching right now, as the pros take a few swings out here. they are literally taking shots in our direction. more than 200,000 spectators are enjoying the spectacular golf event this weekend. we're told about half of those fans come from outside the bay area and that means hotels in the area are nearly full right
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now. overall contribution to the state economy is close to $7 billion, putting it on par with our biotech and wine industries. of course one of the biggest draws out here is tiger woods, who is in a three-way tie for the lead as of last night. the course out here is challenging, even for tiger. >> it was just a different golf course than what we played yesterday. we had some moisture on the greens, had moisture on the fairways. they were fast, but at least we had a little bit of some moisture in there, but today, there was none. >> reporter: now, if you're heading out here to the u.s. open today, no parking is allowed. if you're driving, you can park for free at candlestick park. free shuttle will take you to the olympic club. if you want to take bart there, go to the coleman station. a free bus will take you to the event from there. you can also take muni by using the number 18 bus. back out here live, tiger tees off at 3:05 this afternoon, of course when the biggest crowds are expected. reporting live at olympic park in san francisco, lorainne blanco, ktvu channel 2news.
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a colorado wildfire that has burned for a week has damaged or destroyed at least 112 homes. one person was killed in the 52,000-acre high park fire when a cabin burned. 3000 people have been evacuated and about a thousand have been allowed to return. the fire is 20% contained and firefighters do not expect to reach 100% containment for weeks. a fire believed to have started inside a napa restaurant destroyed six businesses and a large commercial building. news chopper 2 shows you what's left of the strip mall at jefferson street and pueblo avenue. the fire marshal told the napa valley register that firefighters noticed smoke at garcia's restaurant early yesterday morning and then saw a fire in the stove in the restaurant's kitchen. building inspectors say the shopping center is likely a total loss. right now, egyptians are voting on who they want to replace ousted president hosni mubarak. the polls open this morning and voting is expected to last two days. pollers are choosing between mubarak's ex prime minister and
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islamic candidate from the muslim brotherhood. however, many are choosing not to vote, saying there can be no winner between a member of mubarak's former cabinet and a man who might push his religion onto the people. results of the election are expected in about a week. today, activists in san francisco are protesting what they call repressing in egypt. they will hold a vigil and rally at noon at the federal building, demanding nancy pelosi and president obama end all military aide to that country. the man chosen to be saudi arabia's next king has died. king abdullah says crown prince nayef died this morning and will be buried tomorrow. state tv reported he died in a hospital in geneva, where he had been treated for an unknown health problem. he was in his late 70s. nayef became the heir to king abdullah late last year. jerry sandusky won a major ruling in his trial. a judge will allow expert testimony on a psychiatric
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disorder. the defense will insist the letters do not necessarily mean sandusky molested the boys, but saying the notes satisfied the needs caused by his disorder. sandusky must make himself available for prosecutors so they can prepare rebuttal. the prosecution is expected to wrap up its case on monday. on june 17th, 1972, five men working for president nixon's reelection campaign were arrested for trying to break into democratic party headquarters. reporters bob woodward and carl bernstein used leaked information from fbi associate director mark felt, a source they called deep throat, in articles about the ensuing scandal which helped lead to president nixon's resignation. for the first time ever, the pentagon is recognizing june as gay pride month. defense secretary leon panetta released a video message, thanking gay men and women in the military for their service. this comes nine months after the repeal of don't ask/don't tell took effect.
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that policy put more than 13,000 service members out of the military. >> successful repeal of don't ask/don't tell proved to the nation that just like the country we defend, we share different backgrounds, different values, different beliefs. >> the pentagon also announced it will hold its first-ever gay pride event on june 26th. supreme court justice ruth ginsberg predicts a sharp disagreement among fellow justices in one of the court's most anticipated rulings ever. >> though our deliberations are private, that has not dissuaded the media from publishing a steady stream of rumors. >> she spoke at a legal conference last night in washington about president obama's affordable care act. justice ginsburg says there are too many unsubstantiated stories about the decision, which is expected to come down in the next two weeks. she hinted the court is deliberating on whether to strike down part or all of the
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law. justices are also considering several other issues, including arizona's immigration crackdown, television broadcast indecency enforce minute and a federal law making it a crime lying about military honors. an arizona woman is trying to save her father's life. nikki stringer's father recently had his second heart attack and needs surgery. he doesn't have health insurance, so she is holding a yards sale, including items such as furniture and clothes donated by family members and some donated by complete strangers. >> these people have never even met my father before, so there really are genuinely nice people out there. >> she says this is just one of the events she's holding to help save her father. she says her father has three children, one grandchild and so much to live for. japan plans to fire up its nuclear reactors for the first time since last year's earthquake and tsunami. this morning, the government gave final approval to bring those reactors back online.
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a power company in western japan will soon restart two reactors. the process could take several weeks. japan's 50 nuclear reactors are offline for maintenance or safety checks. people in japan obviously wear re of restarting them, because of that crisis at fukushima. that march 2011 tsunami may have helped push a fishing boat all the way to washington state. three pieces of a 20-foot boat with japanese writing washed ashore yesterday at cape disappointment state park. authorities are trying to figure out where it came from. the boat is now being tested for radiation and invasive species. two weeks ago, a japanese dock ended up on an oregon beach. time now, 9:52. the hit reality show on fox's x factor returns to the bay area. special round of auditions taking place this weekend. a significant heatup on your way for saturday. i'll have the numbers, coming up. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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. after 35 years, our ktvu reporter lloyd lacuesta signs off the air. he covered everything from the l.a. riots, earthquakes and historic elections. last night was lloyd's final newscast. he says he's looking forward to spending time with his wife and traveling. for more on lloyd's career, go to our website, ktvu.com. tim lincecum will look to getting back to his winning days against the mariners today. in the 2nd inning, giants took a 1-0 lead in game 1. giants have hit 8 homers in their last four games and that one's out of there. they beat the mariners 4-2. let's show you the strange moment at the top of the 9th. la blanco hits a foul ball down the right field line. there's a fan jumping out of the stands. security really wanted him,
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tackling him before taking him out of the stadium. >> probably didn't get to keep the ball either. oakland a's are enjoying a four-game winning streak. it continued last night against the san diego padres. down 01-0 in the 1st -- weeks was also able to beat the relay home. still in the 1st inning, moss goes deep to right to add on two more runs. that was moss' fourth straight game with a homerun. a's would beat the padres 10-2. auditions for the x factor are being held today in oakland. judge's la reed, simon cowell and britney spears, all at the oracle arena to hear auditions. tickets are no longer available, but you can sign up on the wait list. bay area auditions are scheduled to last until monday. and rosemary, you're running
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over right after the show to audition, are you not? >> that's my secret! i'm just kidding. no way! if you are going, it's going to be nice out there for today. inland, going to be a different story. quite a scorcher. today, the warmest day and then we begin to see a cooling trend as early as tomorrow. if you do have plans for father's day, 5 to 7 degrees cooler, expected for sunday. let's take a look at the numbers for today. we're looking at the widespread 70s and 80s around the bay area. 90s to low 100s for our inland spots. warming into the 70s and low 80s for some of the inland areas. again, take it easy out there. drink water, even when not thirsty. there's your extended forecast numbers. we'll begin to cool a little tomorrow. then the bigger cooldown will come monday, tuesday and wednesday. >> this is early in the year. this is more like august-september weather? >> it's not summer yet, but we peak and low and peak and low, lull or valley, whatever you want to call it. it's fine. >> and you mentioned, the fire
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danger, the spare the air day today, everyone should take precautions. >> yeah, take it easy out there. red flag warning for the north bay hills has expired, but for lake county lasts through the afternoon and evening. >> stay hydrated. >> good father's day forecast for those people making plans today. that is our report for this morning. thanks for trusting ktvu channel 2news. >> be sure to join us for our next newscast around 7:00 after major league baseball. we're always here for you at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. thank you for joining us.
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